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Status: Personal Identity (2019 - September)

(Text as at 10/10/2019 23:58:34)

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Rationale for this Project


Summary of Progress during July - September 2019
  1. I spent 193.75 hours in 19Q3 on this Project, or related work (921 hours YTD, where for "YTD" - Year to Date - I mean the (academic) year that commenced in October 2018). That's 70.8% of the planned effort (80.3% YTD). Overall, 28.9% of my Project effort in the Quarter was directed towards this project (making 36.9% YTD) - as against 41.2% planned (40.7% YTD).
  2. My planned effort was 22 hours / week5, reduced slightly from the 25 hours I’d like. In any case, this quarter I only achieved just over 70% against plan, mainly on account of predations from the project’s traditional enemy – bridge! However, much of the effort actually expended against this project was on items relevant to my Thesis!
  3. A full list of items appears below, but the major points are:-
  4. Progress between reports can be obtained from the relevant section of my Summary Task List9. More detail follows:-
Thesis (Total Hours = 151.25)
  1. Thesis - Reading / Writing (Total Hours = 128.75)
  2. Thesis - Discussions (Total Hours = 2.75)
    • Interaction - Correspondence with Nicholas Maurer (2 hours)
    • Interaction - Discussions with Costelloes (0.5 hours)
    • Interaction - Discussions with Pete (0.25 hours)
      → See "Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Current Position" (2.75 hours)
  3. Thesis - Lectures
  4. Thesis - Research Repositioning (Total Hours = 17.75)
  5. Thesis - Seminars (Reading)
  6. Thesis - Seminars (Writing)
Thesis Background (Total Hours = 37.75)
  1. Thesis Background - Reading / Writing (Total Hours = 35)
  2. Thesis Background - Status
Thesis (Aeon)
Plans for the Near Future – Top Priority Tasks
Summary of Progress to Date

This was hived off to a separate Note75 back in 2010, and hasn’t changed much since.



In-Page Footnotes

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Live Version of this Archived Note

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10/10/2019 23:58:34 21980 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - September)


Table of 12 Earlier Versions of this Note (of 74)

Date Length Title
14/07/2019 20:29:46 21662 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - June)
05/04/2019 10:36:29 16875 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - March)
06/01/2019 23:36:58 17631 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - December)
10/10/2018 16:43:41 14280 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - September)
06/07/2018 18:56:10 13271 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - June)
05/04/2018 10:48:00 17614 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - March)
05/01/2018 00:11:31 21399 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - December)
09/10/2017 23:25:26 19614 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - September)
20/07/2017 14:34:05 14289 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - June)
10/04/2017 23:38:24 12285 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - March)
14/01/2017 20:18:14 10076 Status: Personal Identity (2016 - December)
14/10/2016 22:14:53 6660 Status: Personal Identity (2016 - September)



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Summary of Notes Links from this Page

Dicephalus (3) Locke (2) Logic of Identity (2) Matter Memory
Numerical Identity Olson Ontology Organisms Parfit
Perdurantism Person Personality Physical Continuity Physicalism
Pregnancy Probability Psychological Continuity - Forward Psychological View Psychology
Reductionism Religion Semantics Siliconisation Similarity
Simple View Soul Criterion Souls Statue and the Clay Status: Personal Identity (Summary of Progress to Date)
Status: Philosophy of Religion (2019 - September) Status: Priority Task List (2019: September) Status: Summary Task List (2019: July - September) Status: Thesis Dashboard (2018: March) Substance
Survival Taking Persons Seriously Theo Todman's BA Papers Thesis - Chapter 01 (Introduction) Thesis - Chapter 02 (What are We?)
Thesis - Chapter 03 (What is a Person?) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) (2) Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) Thesis - Chapter 07 (The Constitution View and Arguments for It) Thesis - Chapter 08 (Arguments against Animalism)
Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection) Thesis - Current Stance (5) Thesis - Introduction (2) Thesis - Journals
Time (2) Transhumanism (2) Unity of the Person Vague Identity  

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Summary of Note Links to this Page

Status: Consciousness Studies (2019 - September) Status: Summary (2019 - September), 2 Website - Progress to Date, 2    

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